Construction

What is Stormwater Attenuation & Why Do You Need It?

There’s no question about it – the weather is taking a turn for the worse. In recent years severe storms and flooding have become commonplace, and even if they hadn’t, winter is just around the corner – with floodwaters threatening potential long-term damage to buildings and infrastructure. So how can you protect yourself from the damage and chaos caused by [...]

Large galvanised steel water tank used to irrigate golf course

If you’re looking for a large Galvanised Steel Water Tank and you don’t want the hassle of installing it yourself, we can help. We supply and install a large range of Galvanised Steel Water Tanks to suit your specific needs. Our installation service provides you with the peace of mind that your tank is installed right. Here’s an example of an installation job [...]

A fantastic show at the RWM 2017

This year we attended the Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition (RWM) on 12th – 14th September. The exhibition connects innovators and influencers with businesses, public sector bodies, governments and not for profits to deliver solutions that are both environmentally sound and profitable. Our Focus At the event, we exhibited our new environmental solution, EnviroPad®, a better and more cost-effective way to manage oil spillages. [...]

Stormwater Attenuation: The construction industry’s answer to flooding

With the recent government announcement of £500bn investment in new infrastructure, particularly in the transport, telecoms, flood defence and housing sectors, Stormwater Attenuation is becoming more and more prevalent within the construction industry. Why do I need Stormwater Attenuation? Attenuation is the process of water retention on site and slowly releasing it in a controlled discharge to a surface water or [...]

A History of Land Drainage Machines

The installation of land drainage has been going on in the UK for centuries. It has played an important part in improving crop yields for farmers and making waterlogged land usable for the construction sector. Digging agricultural drainage ditches many years ago was a mammoth task. Back then they were largely excavating and laying clay pipe by hand – not an [...]

Brexit Backlash: What rising material costs mean for construction

The cost of materials for British construction companies have increased in recent months and could be set to rise further as the start of Brexit talks threaten to drag the pound down and ramp up the price of imports to the UK. But it’s not all doom and gloom for the construction sector. The Bad News… Manufacturer EEF recently flagged up higher [...]